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January Project Update

By • Jan 26th, 2009 • Category: Projects

Just in case you were wondering what I’ve been working on this month..



PHP Login Script

By • Jan 6th, 2009 • Category: Projects

Several sites I am working on required some kind of authentication using PHP, but since the sites were entirely custom coded – and needed to be to serve their purpose – I was unable and unwilling to use a CMS just to have user registration and logins. My solution was to come up with a […]



Sell online, anywhere using No Cart

By • Dec 12th, 2008 • Category: Projects

As many of you know, I have been working on a handful of internet services the last few months aimed at individuals and small businesses. Today I am pleased to announce the official launch of one of these services, No Cart. No Cart is a very simple application that allows you to sell an item […]



E-Commerce with Drop Cart

By • Nov 28th, 2008 • Category: Projects

Update: I recently acquired dropcart.com, so No Cart is now Drop Cart! The secret is out. My big project that required me to make Open Analytics is called No Cart Drop Cart. Drop Cart is a solution I came up with for bloggers and small businesses who have the desire to create an online store, […]



How to make a simple tracking image with PHP

By • Nov 24th, 2008 • Category: Advice

I have been doing a lot of tracking recently, whether it be in e-mails, on social networks, web sites, or even on message boards, and I figured I might as well share one of the methods I use to track visitors using as little code as possible. This tutorial will teach you how to track […]



Valuable SEO tips for WordPress

By • Nov 13th, 2008 • Category: Advice

A few months back I came up with a list of important SEO tips for WordPress, but someone else beat me to the punch. I’ve been sitting on the list since, but decided to share it today because it’s obvious differences. Many of the tips are already well known, and can be found in one […]



One Year as Homeowners

By • Oct 19th, 2008 • Category: Home

Laura and I moved into our house exactly one year ago today. We celebrated tonight by taking pictures and fixing a nice dinner. Here are pictures of our house right now and how a few rooms looked before we started working on them.



How to switch an existing site to friendly URLs

By • Oct 3rd, 2008 • Category: Advice

Update: In mid 2009 I made a free service to do this for you. Check out SearchFriendlyURLs.com. About a month ago I had the privilege of getting to switch a client’s existing site of 500+ nasty looking .cfm’s to 510 prettier, search engine friendly URLs. The real trick was doing so while still keeping their […]



Open Source Real-Time Analytics

By • Sep 26th, 2008 • Category: Projects

As some of you know, one of my big upcoming services required me to develop my own open source analytics system before I could continue work on it. While there are several good commercial and open source analytics alternatives out there, none of them provided the customization of data I needed, specifically the ability to […]



Dynamically Load and Run JavaScript from JavaScript

By • Sep 24th, 2008 • Category: Advice

How to load and run additional external JavaScripts from one JavaScript file.